August 30, 2016

Why Custom Cabinetry is better the big box retailers.

One of the major components to a kitchen renovation, of course, is cabinets and they can represent a big portion of the budget that goes into creating an exciting new kitchen. With all of the places to buy kitchen cabinets here in Edmonton, and all of the options available, what […]
April 28, 2016

Get The Most Out of Your Kitchen Renos

Let’s face it. Not every home has the space necessary for a kitchen that functions as the jack-of-all-trades space for cooking, dining and entertaining. Does this sound like your kitchen? Fear not. Here are some tips to getting the most out of your small kitchen renovation. Choosing how you use […]
December 3, 2014

What colour should I paint my bathroom?

As a contractor who has done quite a few bathrooms, one decision that my clients most often struggle with is paint colour. It’s one of those decisions that I try not to give a lot of input on because I feel that colour is such a personal choice. Everyone’s tastes […]
October 19, 2014

Is an Electrical Mistake a Big Deal?

Is an Electrical Mistake a Big Deal? You bet !!! We, at Nord Alta, were doing a little blog topic research, when we came across a site of electrical Hazards in the home republished by Canadian Contractor. Real life cases of people with property loss and potential fatalities. The link […]
February 28, 2014

Is my home renovation eco-friendly?

As a kid growing up, I remember being taught (mostly through TV) about the four ‘R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Recover. Our family received a small blue plastic box in which we were told by the City of Edmonton to put in newspapers, soup cans, and other recyclable materials. Our […]
January 20, 2014

Kitchen Renos Electrical Upgrade

An often overlooked facet of kitchen remodelling, the electrical, is something that you should consider when it comes time for that kitchen makeover. Although it is necessary to bring any electrical up to code when you crack open a wall, many people forget that while the framing is exposed, adding […]